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Leaf identification

There are so many different types of trees around us and they all have different leaves. Print this activity sheet and take it outside to become a super spotter!

How many trees can you identify?

Skill Level:


This is a nice simple leaf identification sheet from the Woodland Trust Nature Detectives. The link also has a 30 second video to inspire your students to go out and get some leaves.

Woodland Trust Nature Detectives is it a great site with a searchable bank of nature based activity sheets. They are clearly marked with the age suitability.

Why not follow on from the leaf ID sheet with their fact sheet on why leaves change colour?

You might also be interested in:

The OPAL Learning Lab

Our blog on making story sticks



Making a fossil

A quick craft to make your very own prehistoric fossil! All you need is some salt, flour and coffee!

Camouflaged animals

Watch this video and see if you can spot the animals camouflaged in the pictures!

DIY Light Up Valentine

Get an adult to help you make a light up greetings card.